Teaching the Next Generation of Tilt-Up Professionals

The Construction Engineering Technology and Construction Management degree programs at Pittsburg State University (Pittsburg, KS) place high value on hands-on curriculum, as the best way to prepare students for their careers. As a leader in the tilt-up industry, LJB recently helped the students gain experience with tilt-up construction by volunteering to provide structural plans and […]

LJB Structural Engineer Receives Outstanding Paper Award

LJB structural engineer, Jim Lintz, and Elias Toubia, an assistant civil engineering professor at the University of Dayton, received an outstanding paper award last month at The Masonry Society’s North American Masonry Conference in Denver. The paper, titled “In-Plane Loading of Brick Veneer over Wood Shear Walls,” was the result of a research project completed […]

LJB Designs World’s Largest Tilt-Up Building

It’s no secret that when LJB and Powers Brown Architecture (PBA) work together amazing things can happen. Having already designed the tallest tilt-up building in Texas, the team has now designed the world’s largest tilt-up building, according to the Tilt-Up Concrete Association. PBA served as the project architect and LJB was the structural engineer. The […]

Tilt-Up Buildings Earn Accolades in New Jersey

Last week, Bedrock Concrete Corporation, a member of the CON/STEEL Alliance™, received a New Jersey Concrete Award for the fourth consecutive year. This year, the company was honored with two awards for tilt-up concrete. Green Leaf Pet Resort & Hotel in Millstone, NJ was selected for a Merit Award, and Staples of Toms River in Toms […]

LJB tilt-up expert selected as ACI 551 chair

The American Concrete Institute’s tilt-up concrete committee (ACI 551) has named Jeff Griffin, Ph.D., P.E., PMP, as the committee chair. Jeff will represent the committee in the ACI organization and is responsible for overseeing revisions to the tilt-up design and construction guides. Jeff will also serve as the primary liaison to the Tilt-Up Concrete Association. […]